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Tarpon Springs: Greek Town, Tasting of Italy

Located on the central-west coast of Florida, Tarpon Springs is known for the sponge-diving industry founded by Greek immigrants in the 19th century. Even now, when tourism has replaced sponge diving as the mainstay of the economy, the town is reputed to have the country’s highest concentration of Greek-Americans. To other visitors, Tarpon Springs might [...]

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Fri, January 6 2012 » Italian food, Tampa Bay » No Comments